Record Store Day

  • Record Store Day 2014 brings crowds of vinyl enthusiasts out to Miami-area record stores. Miranda Nathanson / For the Miami Herald

  • Sweat Records celebrates Record Store Day with its fifth annual Sweatstock, a block party with food and live music. Miranda Nathanson / For the Miami Herald

  • A food truck serves grilled cheese to customers at Sweatstock. Miranda Nathanson / For the Miami Herald

  • Record Store Day began in 2007 to bring attention to independent record stores and surrounding communities. Miranda Nathanson / For the Miami Herald

  • On Record Store Day, artists release special, limited edition vinyl. These usually include B-sides, seven-inch singles, and special versions of previously released albums. Miranda Nathanson / For the Miami Herald

  • Sweat Record’s Sweatstock features live bands and DJs to entertain the crowd celebrating Record Store Day. Miranda Nathanson / For the Miami Herald

  • A Sweat Records customer purchases Childish Gambino’s ‘Because the Internet,’ a previously released album that made its vinyl debut on Record Store Day. Miranda Nathanson / For the Miami Herald

  • Artwork displayed at Sweatstock features musical legends. Miranda Nathanson / For the Miami Herald

  • Many record Store Day shoppers don’t just look for the special releases. Miranda Nathanson / For the Miami Herald

  • Record Store Day isn’t all about the limited edition deals. You can find regular recordings and CDs mixed in. Miranda Nathanson / For the Miami Herald

  • A ‘Loser Edition’ is the first pressing of an album. Miranda Nathanson / For the Miami Herald

  • Many Record Store Day releases feature a unique, colored vinyl. Miranda Nathanson / For the Miami Herald

  • Yesterday and Today Records also takes part in the Record Store Day festivities. Miranda Nathanson / For the Miami Herald

  • Used copies of albums by noted musicans rub sleeves with the special releases. Miranda Nathanson / For the Miami Herald